Midnight Street Magazine and Midwest Book Review give WHAT FEARS BECOME two thumbs up

Check out these featured reviews for WHAT FEARS BECOME: An Anthology from The Horror Zine, edited by Jeani Rector and showcasing works by well-known suspense/horror authors and some on the rise. As well as horrific shorts, this hefty book comes complete with dark poetry and art from talented poets and artists.

Here is a clipping from a review from UK's horror zine, Midnight Street Magazine:

"This is a feast of horror, an explosion of ideas that reach into every aspect of the genre...an inspired mix of energetic and captivating horror. This anthology is like a fearful breath from an ancient crypt; enter if you dare!"

You can read Trevor Denyer's full review on pg. 79 of Midnight Street Magazine. (PDF)

Here is a clipping from a review by Christina Francine that will be featured in November at Midwest Book Review:

"What do reader’s fears become when they’re examined? Top-notch tales, poems, and images will horrify and delight readers in this anthology called What Fears Become. Each feature rips through reality plunging readers into frightful situations deep enough to provoke a bag full of nightmares. It is unlikely readers will set aside a single whisper-read word. Like stepping onto a monstrous scene, their wide eyes can’t look away. Thirty-one finely honed eager narratives, eighteen delicious poems, and eighteen visions touch all who dare venture inside."

Review: "A rollicking adventure of romance and True Grit."

5 stars! "A rollicking adventure of romance and True Grit. Alison Bruce has crafted a steamy tale of the old West that takes us out of the ordinary and into a rollicking world of romance and adventure. As a young woman who masquerades as a boy, the plucky Marly's identity is finally revealed as she finds true love with stand-up dude Texas Ranger Jase Strachan.

This is an historical Western romance in a style that reminds me of Hemingway. Although the descriptions are colorful and accurate, there are no wasted words here as the characters are developed through dialogue and action. The old West comes to life! Highly recommended."

--K. McKinnon, Amazon reviewer

UNDER A TEXAS STAR by Alison Bruce is available in ebook and trade paperback editions from Amazon and Smashwords (more retailers coming soon)

Divine Intervention review: "This is some of the best suspense writing around."

Overall rating

"Cheryl Kaye Tardif has become my favorite Canadian writer with this series and other books. Character and scenario building is always excellent. The villains are never easy to catch or figure out. A bit of humor sprinkled throughout is always a respite from the tension of the chase to find the killer before another victim falls...Ms. Tardif helps her characters take it all in stride while weaving us through a maze of false trails leading up to an always exciting finale...Tardif draws us into the tale both emotionally and mentally as we try to figure out who does the nasty deeds before she tells us. This is some of the best suspense writing around."

--Dee Dailey, The Romance Studio

To read Dee's full review, visit The Romance Studio

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Whale Song review: "Your words made me weep."

"I was captured by Cheryl Kaye Tardif’s emotional tale, “Whale Song”...it is brimming with the wisdom...an ageless story, though, and appeals to readers across generations. Whale Song teaches us not only about the traditions and lore of Canada’s west coast Indians, but also about ourselves—about the children we once were and the wise elders we are destined to become...Cheryl Kaye Tardif, your words made me weep."

--Eileen Schuh, author

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Ebook available at Kobo Books, Amazon & Smashwords, Barnes and Noble and more.

New trade paperback (2010 edition) now available at https://www.createspace.com/3486110 and Amazon.

Lancelot's Lady review: "I absolutely loved it."

"Lancelot's Lady is a compelling and emotional tale of two people destined for one another. The suspense builds and builds until the stunning and shocking conclusion is revealed. D'Angelo pens a wonderful story of two passionate souls searching for someone to complete them. The sparks fly and the attraction sizzles between Jonathon and Rhianna, and the pages just fly by as this reader found herself captivated with their story. I absolutely loved it!!"

--Wendy, reviewer & blogger

Lancelot's Lady is available at AmazonKobo BooksSmashwordsBarnes and Noble and more.

Skeletons in the Closet review: "Brilliantly conceived..."

"SKELETONS IN THE CLOSET is a thoroughly entertaining and unabashedly Canadian collection of horror shorts - a straightforward, in-your-face, goosebump raising, skin crawling creep fest with brilliantly conceived endings that, while crystal clear in their intent and meaning, typically arrive out of a shockingly distant and unforeseen left field...
Having vowed that I would read more from this obviously talented Canadian author, I was thrilled when I discovered this collection of short stories...SEPARATION ANXIETY tells a tragic story of the grief of losing a child to an untimely accident and reminds us that revenge is a dish that is sometimes best never served at all! DEADLY REUNION is a chilling little tale of long lost teenage acquaintances that starts with stories of teenage angst and the cruelty of bullying ending with paranormal visions and questions about fate and destiny. If a reader was as twisted as Cheryl Kaye Tardif, one might say that her endearing story, OUIJA, is about a gift that keeps on giving! There are several other stories and I was also thrilled to discover that, unlike so many other collections of this type, there is not a single piece of dead wood in the entire anthology.
I can't wait to try some of Tardif's full length novels. Highly recommended." --Paul Weiss
You can read Paul's full review at Lunch.com and on Amazon.com.

Skeletons in the Closet & Other Creepy Stories is available in ebook edition via Amazon, KoboBooks, Smashwords, B&N, and other ebook retailers. 

THE RIVER: "a high speed thriller"

Amazon Top 100 Reviewer, Paul Weiss, says THE RIVER is "a high speed thriller... fantastic, compelling...readers will shiver with delight..."

THE RIVER is currently available in ebook (Kindle, Kobo, Smashwords, Nook and more) and trade paperback* editions. 

*A new trade paperback edition with bonus material is slated for late 2011 and will feature an updated new cover and a smaller price tag.